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  • An Address By Major Right Honourable Anthony Eden
    Text  Major Right Honourable Anthony Eden, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 27 Jun 1946, 1-7     Some of the speaker's memories and feelings of Canada, and the part played by Canada and the Royal Canadian Air Force and Royal Canadian Navy throughout the war years. Canada's position as interpreter in the modern world, especially given the knowledge of the United States and of the United Kingdom. ...
    Text  Major Right Honourable Anthony Eden, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 27 Jun 1946, 1-7   Some of the speaker's memories and feelings of Canada, and the part played by Canada and the Royal Canadian Air Force and Royal Canadian Navy throughout the war years. Canada's ...
  • Anglo-American Freedom Versus Russian Communism
    Text  Hunt, Lawrence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 20 Nov 1947, 117-124     The English-speaking nations as a family that help each other and stick together as a family should in the hour of need to keep from our door both the wolf and the bear. Not yet enjoying the fairer world which brave men died to win. Britain surviving so-called doom. Aiding ...
    Text  Hunt, Lawrence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 20 Nov 1947, 117-124   The English-speaking nations as a family that help each other and stick together as a family should in the hour of need to keep from our door both the wolf ...
  • Atom and Empire
    Text  Solandt, Dr. O.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 30 Apr 1953, 348-360     Dr. Solandt's recent return from a brief trip to India and Pakistan, and his attendance at a meeting of the Commonwealth Advisory Committee on Defence Science. This visit and an earlier one to Australia turning his thoughts towards the research and especially defence research that is going on throughout the ...
    Text  Solandt, Dr. O.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 30 Apr 1953, 348-360   Dr. Solandt's recent return from a brief trip to India and Pakistan, and his attendance at a meeting of the Commonwealth Advisory Committee on Defence Science. This visit and an ...
  • Australia, Canada and the Empire
    Text  Trout, H. Leon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 27 Mar 1958, 281-286     A detailed description of Australia, including its climate, culture, products, lifestyle, employment figures, taxation, government, health, tourist attractions, etc. Three reasons why the speaker and his compatriots came to Canada. Some questions put to the audience. A common bond between Commonwealth countries which brings us close together and is valued ...
    Text  Trout, H. Leon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 27 Mar 1958, 281-286   A detailed description of Australia, including its climate, culture, products, lifestyle, employment figures, taxation, government, health, tourist attractions, etc. Three reasons why the speaker and his compatriots came to Canada. ...
  • Australia Looks Ahead
    Text  Martin, Rev. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 14 Mar 1946, 284-297     The speaker's recent mission to Australia as guest preacher at St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church in Sydney. The appreciation of Canada in Australia. How the war has done much towards strengthening the bonds of friendship, understanding, and co-operation between Canada and Australia. A brief description and history of Australia, with anecdotes. ...
    Text  Martin, Rev. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 14 Mar 1946, 284-297   The speaker's recent mission to Australia as guest preacher at St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church in Sydney. The appreciation of Canada in Australia. How the war has done much towards strengthening ...
  • Australia's Place in the British Commonwealth
    Text  Forde, The Rt. Hon. Francis Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 13 Mar 1947, 256-268     Australia's growth and development as a partner in the British Commonwealth. Australia's present constitutional position and relations with the other parts of the Empire. The basic factor of the relationship one where 98% of Australia is of British stock. Some history of the discovery of Australia by the Dutch in ...
    Text  Forde, The Rt. Hon. Francis Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 13 Mar 1947, 256-268   Australia's growth and development as a partner in the British Commonwealth. Australia's present constitutional position and relations with the other parts of the Empire. The basic factor of the relationship ...
  • Autralian Problems
    Text  Wilson, Senator The Hon. R.V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 7 Feb 1924, 62-73     Participation in the war by Canada and Australia. Australia's war debt. Uniting in peace as well as in war, in order to build against war. Difficulties to be faced in Australia, similar to those facing Canada. Cooperating with the Old Country. Assisting to ensure that the surplus people of the ...
    Text  Wilson, Senator The Hon. R.V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 7 Feb 1924, 62-73   Participation in the war by Canada and Australia. Australia's war debt. Uniting in peace as well as in war, in order to build against war. Difficulties to be faced in ...
  • Bonds of Commonwealth Life
    Text  Fry, Very Rev. Dean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 1 Feb 1923, 26-32     Wisdom learned by the British Empire from the mistaken policy of earlier days. The liberty of the Dominions. The ties of Commonwealth. The Crown as the symbol of the United Empire. The unique nature of the Commonwealth. The willing obligation of affection and tradition voluntarily accepted and faithfully fulfilled all ...
    Text  Fry, Very Rev. Dean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 1 Feb 1923, 26-32   Wisdom learned by the British Empire from the mistaken policy of earlier days. The liberty of the Dominions. The ties of Commonwealth. The Crown as the symbol of the United ...
  • Britain and Canada in the Post-Imperial Era
    Text  Ford, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 15 Feb 1979, 230-238     Personal ideas about Britain and Canada in the post-imperial era, dating from 1945. The differences in the Commonwealth before then, and after. Main differences include the emergence of the Soviet Union and the United States as superpowers; the United Nations as a new force; the quasi monopoly position of the ...
    Text  Ford, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 15 Feb 1979, 230-238   Personal ideas about Britain and Canada in the post-imperial era, dating from 1945. The differences in the Commonwealth before then, and after. Main differences include the emergence of the Soviet ...
  • Britain and Canada—Brothers In Arms
    Text  Birkett, The Honourable Mr. Justice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 1 Jun 1942, 1-11     Reference to the thousand bombers that were over Cologne last night. Canadian soldiers in England. The British spirit. The Home Guard in Britain. Eleven campaigns fought during the last two and a half years by the armies of Britain and the Commonwealth. Axis propagandists and what they are saying. The ...
    Text  Birkett, The Honourable Mr. Justice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 1 Jun 1942, 1-11   Reference to the thousand bombers that were over Cologne last night. Canadian soldiers in England. The British spirit. The Home Guard in Britain. Eleven campaigns fought during the last two ...
  • British Colonies in the Future
    Text  Lord Hailey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 18 Dec 1942, 239-255     The speaker's feeling that we have reached the turning-point of the war. The awareness and appreciation in Great Britain of the part that Canada has played in the war. A division of the great body of nations which makes up the British Commonwealth into three parts: the United Kingdom and ...
    Text  Lord Hailey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 18 Dec 1942, 239-255   The speaker's feeling that we have reached the turning-point of the war. The awareness and appreciation in Great Britain of the part that Canada has played in the war. A ...
  • British Commonwealth & Empire Co-Operation
    Text  Somerville, Sir James F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 1 Nov 1945, 72-81     The speaker's personal and professional background. His impressions of Canada some 50 years ago. Some words on the tensions between those in the new country, and those in the old, and how they view each other. The disappearance of these "little frictions and distempers" when we fight "side by side ...
    Text  Somerville, Sir James F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 1 Nov 1945, 72-81   The speaker's personal and professional background. His impressions of Canada some 50 years ago. Some words on the tensions between those in the new country, and those in the old, ...
  • The British Commonwealth In a Bewildered World
    Text  Douglas, The Honourable T.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 22 Apr 1948, 364-379     The British Commonwealth of Nations as the greatest historical phenomenon of our time and probably of all time, made up of diverse peoples of many tongues, of many races, of many colours and of many creeds. Some amusing anecdotes about rivalries between some nations of the Commonwealth, such as England ...
    Text  Douglas, The Honourable T.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 22 Apr 1948, 364-379   The British Commonwealth of Nations as the greatest historical phenomenon of our time and probably of all time, made up of diverse peoples of many tongues, of many races, of ...
  • The British Commonwealth Today
    Text  Diefenbaker, John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 27 Mar 1952, 302-314     The British Commonwealth: some words on what it means today and to members of that Commonwealth. The speaker's attendance at a British Parliamentary Conference in Australia and New Zealand, and his opportunity there to meet with many members of the Commonwealth representing various religions, colour and race, giving him a ...
    Text  Diefenbaker, John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 27 Mar 1952, 302-314   The British Commonwealth: some words on what it means today and to members of that Commonwealth. The speaker's attendance at a British Parliamentary Conference in Australia and New Zealand, and ...
  • The British Empire and the World Crisis
    Text  Coupland, Professor Reginald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 13 Apr 1933, 166-175     England as a rock among the shifting sands of Europe. How England is dealing with her economic crisis. British statesmanship and British strength that has saved and is saving the 360 million people of India from suffering the same fate of China. British policy and British influence alone that prevents ...
    Text  Coupland, Professor Reginald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 13 Apr 1933, 166-175   England as a rock among the shifting sands of Europe. How England is dealing with her economic crisis. British statesmanship and British strength that has saved and is saving the ...
  • British Imperial Interests
    Text  Churchill, Right Honourable Winston, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 203-214     The situation in Great Britain not so gloomy. A summary review of the economic position of Great Britain. Difficulties to be overcome. Great Britain growing steadily in wealth, in power, in knowledge, and in strength. The first interest of the British Empire peace. Being careful that the love of peace ...
    Text  Churchill, Right Honourable Winston, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 203-214   The situation in Great Britain not so gloomy. A summary review of the economic position of Great Britain. Difficulties to be overcome. Great Britain growing steadily in wealth, in power, ...
  • Canada
    Text  Gardiner, Rt. Hon. James G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 15 Nov 1951, 94-99     The speaker's belief that what Canada does in the next twenty-five years will have a greater effect upon the future of the human race than what is done in any other single country in the world in the same period. Canada as part of the British Commonwealth of Nations; the ...
    Text  Gardiner, Rt. Hon. James G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 15 Nov 1951, 94-99   The speaker's belief that what Canada does in the next twenty-five years will have a greater effect upon the future of the human race than what is done in any ...
  • Canada and a United Empire
    Text  Wrench, Sir Evelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 9 Nov 1937, 78-94     The speaker's experiences and familiarity with Canada. A united Canada and a united Commonwealth. Canada's unique role to play in the world. Canada's partnership with the British Commonwealth, and in the North American Continent. Reasons why the speaker thinks Canada has been destined by Providence to have a great future ...
    Text  Wrench, Sir Evelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 9 Nov 1937, 78-94   The speaker's experiences and familiarity with Canada. A united Canada and a united Commonwealth. Canada's unique role to play in the world. Canada's partnership with the British Commonwealth, and in ...
  • Canada and the Commonwealth
    Text  Pearson, The Honourable Lester B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 27 Nov 1958, 117-127     The Commonwealth today as a far cry from the Commonwealth of yesterday. The ideal of national independence. The imperialism of Communism. The shrinking of the British Empire as a great achievement. The new Commonwealth, represented by every continent except South America: every race, clime, religion and culture. The unifying bond ...
    Text  Pearson, The Honourable Lester B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 27 Nov 1958, 117-127   The Commonwealth today as a far cry from the Commonwealth of yesterday. The ideal of national independence. The imperialism of Communism. The shrinking of the British Empire as a great ...
  • Canada's Destiny
    Text  Ferguson, The Honourable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 3 Oct 1940, 97-111     Looking at the word "Empire." A lack of clear understanding of just what the Statute of Westminster means and how it applies to the Empire. A quote from the Statute. What the term "Commonwealth of Nations" means and to what it applies. Canada as a self-governing people within the orbit ...
    Text  Ferguson, The Honourable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 3 Oct 1940, 97-111   Looking at the word "Empire." A lack of clear understanding of just what the Statute of Westminster means and how it applies to the Empire. A quote from the Statute. ...
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